Author: Daisy Jane Antipuesto RN MN

Drug Study – Phenobarbital Sodium

Drug Study – Phenobarbital Sodium

Luminal Sodium Action: Long-acting barbiturate. Sedative and hypnotic effects of barbiturates appear to be due primarily to interference with impulse transmission of cerebral cortex by inhibition of reticular activating system....

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Nursing Care Plan – Abruptio Placenta

Abruptio placenta is premature separation of the normally implanted placenta after the 20th week of pregnancy, typically with severe hemorrhage. Two types of abruption placentae: Concealed hemorrhage – the placenta...

Drug Study – Furosemide

Drug Study – Furosemide

Fumide , Furomide , Lasix, Luramide Action: Rapid-acting potent sulfonamide “loop” diuretic and antihypertensive with pharmacologic effects and uses almost identical to those of ethacrynic acid. Exact mode of action...

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Nursing Care Plan – Hyperthyroidism

Hyperthyroidism is an over production of thyroid hormone, which creates far reaching metabolic effects. Hypertrophy and hyperplasia of the thyroid gland occur with increased vascularity. Most of the clinical manifestations...

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Chicken Pox (Varicella)

Definition: is highly contagious disease caused by herpes virus varicella, characterized by vesicular eruptions on the skin and mucous membranes usually with mild constitutional manifestations. Etiologic Agent: Varicella zoster virus...